Maybe when we know more, we will save more of the earth’s wonders. Here are 8 of the rarest and cutest animals on earth.
What makes a “great” childhood? Here’s an absolutely amazing story that points us in the direction of the right answer, while turning some of our initial impulses upside down.
Magicians aren’t the only people who specialize in making something out of nothing. There are a few ordinary folks whose single-mindedness is their magic. See what you think of the work of the Forest Man of India.
Shoes may seem like a utilitarian necessity or a fashion statement, but what if they connect us all in pointing to what we value?
Want to get past the hype of the news or past the surface of our most perplexing problems. Here’s a place to start when we want to know how things work!
When it comes to superhero qualities, it would be difficult to beat the great Madame Curie, who discovered radiation and hundreds of other things that improve our lives today!
When we consider the first manned missions to colonize another planet, there are some fascinating reasons to consider Venus over Mars. See what you think!
Want to crack the window open on a view of beauty and complexity that will leave you with a sigh? You might think you know enough about coral, and you’d be very mistaken. Take a look at this!
There are places in the world that shift our sense of “normal”, and the wonder never leaves us. Here’s a small wonder!
Have you ever wondered if it was correct to refer to the web and the net interchangeably. Turns out the worldwide web is not the internet and here’s a very interesting reason why…
The news is full of wild claims and appears to be looking for reasons to spread acrimony and fear these days. Leave it to Bill Nye (the Science Guy) to explain why the threat of an Asteroid strike should NOT be keeping us up at night.
Silence can teach us a lot about ourselves and others. Here’s the world’s oldest mime, Richmond Shepard, at age 87, sharing his reflections on life and communication.
When Mother Nature created beaches, she must have felt like she needed a truly colossal creation worthy of becoming the “beach master. Enter, the Elephant Seal.
If “genius” is defined by an exceptionally rare gift of intellect, creativity or other natural ability, then stunt cyclist Danny MacAskill qualifies. Take a look at the work of someone who combines all three!
Fascinating – maybe positive – math on the subject of population growth!
From the frigid arctic to the mouths of great white sharks, meet people who go to our planet’s extremes and bring back insights we can all learn from!
There’s a fascinating reason why dragons show up in cultures all around the world, and it’s something that unites us all!
If you’ve ever scratched your head about the fuss regarding gluten in our diets, here’s an entertaining way to feel like an expert, in less than 10 minutes!
Frustration can often lead to genius, and that’s certainly the case with humorist James Veitch’s response to scammer and marketing ploys on the web. Take a look at his hilarious take on trying to unsubscribe!
A beautiful beach has much more to it than meets the eye. You can actually read our planet’s history with sand! Each grain has its own story to tell…
Some people who look at the world and say “why not?” Meet a group of friends who decided to create the first to scale solar system in the desert of Nevada!
#Trypod has us excited about some of our favorite Podcasts! Learn a few thing about Podcasts and let us recommend a few of our favorites along the way!
Take a trip to Hawaii! We won’t be exploring the beaches, but instead a mystery whose answer looks into the formation of the Hawaiian Islands and our planet!
What do pirates, nurses, and Buckminster Fuller have in common? They are the rebel designers of history who show us what the future of design may start to look like!
Imagine a future filled with bricks, furniture, and leather made of mushrooms! That fungi-filled future is here and it’s the kind of innovation that needs celebrating!
Meet the artist and musician Ken Butler. Since 1978, he has been pushing the limits of possibility with his art by turning trash into musical instruments!
We’ve all heard contradicting advice about preserving our cell phone batteries. Let’s look into something practical and sort this out once and for all!
We’ve seen a lot on the surface of Mars, but what about the stranger things? Why do we keep seeing things like canals, bigfoot, iguanas, faces on Mars?
Want to understand and get a refreshing look at the insane power of a well organized crowd? Believe it or not, Wikipedia is an example of the best of human potential. See why!